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‘Saturday Night Live’ ISIS Sketch Went Too Far? Dakota Johnson ‘SNL’ Parody Ad For Terrorist Organization Slammed As Insensitive (VIDEO)

‘Saturday Night Live’ ISIS Sketch Went Too Far? Dakota Johnson ‘SNL’ Parody Ad For Terrorist Organization Slammed As Insensitive (VIDEO)

By | March 1, 2015 at 10:13 am | One comment

Saturday Night Live may have gone too far with an ISIS parody sketch. SNL producers are facing heavy Twitter backlash after a skit that featured a young woman (played by host Dakota Johnson) leaving home to join the terrorist organization. This SNL ISIS skit was a parody of...

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Welcome to Me trailer: Kristen Wiig continues enviable career after Saturday Night Live (Video)

Welcome to Me trailer: Kristen Wiig continues enviable career after Saturday Night Live (Video)

By | February 20, 2015 at 4:46 pm | No comments

Since her exit from Saturday Night Live in May of 2012, Kristen Wiig has masterfully piloted her post sketch comedy career. Flying light years beyond the laughs she generated with the Target Lady, Dooneese and Gilly (among other now-classic SNL characters), Wiig has proven...

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SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

SNL 40: Steve Martin catches Martin Short ‘doing Coke’ backstage (PHOTO)

By | February 19, 2015 at 12:10 am | One comment

In what could have been the most apt maneuver of Sunday’s Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special, Martin Short decided to do a little Coke backstage, maybe hoping to settle his jangled nerves before performing. Unfortunately for him – but fortunately for us – old pal...

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Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary In Memoriam honors crew, not just cast (Video)

By | February 17, 2015 at 3:13 pm | No comments

Saturday Night Live cast members, past and current, will always give tremendous props to the crew members who work behind the scenes. Most any performer will say the same thing about those who aren't in the spotlight; it's why at the end of every Broadway show's curtain call the...

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Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special: Laughspin’s favorite moments

Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special: Laughspin’s favorite moments

By | February 16, 2015 at 1:31 pm | No comments

Sunday night's Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special was a huge success, delivering NBC a ratings smash with 23.1 million primetime viewers. Countless celebrities and Saturday Night Live alumni were invited to perform on the three-and-a-half hour telecast. Other...

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Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

Saturday Night Live app features 5,500 sketches

By | February 16, 2015 at 10:50 am | No comments

NBC aired its Saturday Night Live 40th anniversary special last night and to get people excited the network launched a special SNL app! The new app, now available for Apple iOS with an Android version coming soon, is a free app with more than 300 hours of comedy from about 5,500...

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SNL 40th anniversary special will include Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, many more! (Video)

SNL 40th anniversary special will include Justin Timberlake, Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, many more! (Video)

By | February 2, 2015 at 8:26 pm | No comments

NBC announced a list of special guests for the Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary special on Feb. 15. Unconfirmed cameos were up in the air until Sunday night's Super Bowl commercials showing a star-studded list of ames. There are going to be so many celebrity guests that it...

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Seattle Seahawks Parody Better Than Key And Peele’s? Watch Video As ‘SNL’ Mocks Richard Sherman And Marshawn Lynch (VIDEO)

‘Saturday Night Live’ Seattle Seahawks Parody Better Than Key And Peele’s? Watch Video As ‘SNL’ Mocks Richard Sherman And Marshawn Lynch (VIDEO)

By | February 1, 2015 at 3:12 pm | No comments

After Saturday Night Live tackled the Deflategate controversy surrounding the New England Patriots last week, it was a given that they would mock the Pats’ Super Bowl opponent the day before the big game. So last night’s episode featured a spoof of perhaps the two...

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Saturday Night Live’s Ferguson sketch was cut for time and that’s a shame. Watch it now.

Saturday Night Live’s Ferguson sketch was cut for time and that’s a shame. Watch it now.

By | December 8, 2014 at 10:59 am | No comments

Though NBC claims a Ferguson sketch was “cut for time” from this past weekend’s Saturday Night Live, we can’t help but think it was cut because the network thought it might be too controversial to run on traditional television. Regardless of the reason, it’s a shame...

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